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March Break Events 2018

Wyoming, ON – Lambton County Library branches have planned many activities to entertain children of all ages this March Break. Patrons are encouraged to drop-in and grab some great reading materials, CDs and DVDs, or take part in a program. 

Families are invited to see the Amazing Corbin present 'Carnival' at the Sarnia Library Theatre on Thursday, March 15 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This free, fun, and interactive carnival themed magic show is filled with stupendous stunts, marvelous magic, and lots of audience participation.

Lambton County Library's Puppets on the Go puppeteers will perform 'The Al Pha's Bet', a show based on a book of the same name by the late Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a featured author in the recent Spread the Words program. This free 30 minute show encourages children to enjoy the alphabet through songs and entertainment. Events will take place on Monday, March 12, 11:00 a.m. at the Corunna Library and Tuesday, March 13, 11:00 a.m. at the Watford Library and 2:00 p.m. at the Petrolia Library.

All programs are free, however; pre-registration may be required for some by contacting the individual library. All programs are for children of all ages, unless otherwise stated.  In the case of a program cancellation or rescheduling, and check  the program calendar for the latest information.

Drop-in Programs available all week during open hours

  • Arkona Library (519-828-3406) - Colouring and Craft - Tuesday and Thursday 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Bright's Grove Library (519-869-2351) - Craft (Available while supplies last):  Easter Egg Wreath; Scavenger Hunt:  Nutrition - Monday to Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Corunna Library (519-862-1132) - Drop-in Craft; Lego; Minute to win it - Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Courtright Library (519-867-2712) - Craft; Scavenger Hunt - Tuesday and Thursdays 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Florence Library (519-692-3213) - Lego Club; Colouring and Crafts; Nerf Activities - Tuesday and Thursdays 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Grand Bend Library (519-238-2067) - Crafts & Colouring; Scavenger Hunt - Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Mandaumin Library (519-383-8085) - Crafts; Colouring and Games; Discover Dominos; Discover Wii -
  • Monday and Wednesday 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Saturday, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Oil Springs Library (519-834-2670) - Discover Cubetto - Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Learn the basics of computer program with this wooden robot.
  • Crafts Drop-in - 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Shetland Library (519-695-3330) - Straw Activities; Jumbo Jenga Activity - Monday and Wednesday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thedford Library (519-296-4459) - Colouring; Make and Take Crafts; Scavenger Hunt - Tuesday and Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Watford Library (519-876-2204) - Discover Nintendo Switch; Crafts - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wilkesport Library (519-864-4000) - Craft; Colouring; Quadrilla - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 10

  • Wilkesport Library (519-864-4000) - Teddy Bear Picnic (Children)  Drop-in- 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Movie (All Ages)  Drop-in- 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us for the movie: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' Rated G.
  • Corunna Library (519-862-1132) - Fun and Games  Pre-register - 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Come out to play some games and make some crafts!

 

Monday, March 12

  • Corunna Library (519-862-1132) - LC Library Puppets on the Go (All Ages)  Drop-in- 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Watford Library (519-876-2204) - Stories, Songs and Crafts  Drop-in - 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Wyoming Library (519-845-0181) - Bake Off 'The Science of Baking' Workshop  Pre-register - 1:30 p.m - 3:00 p.m. Learn the tricks of the baking process...why baking powder and not baking soda? Why butter and not margarine?
  • Sarnia Library (519-337-3291) - Movie 'Despicable Me 3 - Rated G' (All Ages)  Drop-in - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday, March 13

  • Bright's Grove Library (519-869-2351) - Story and Craft (Ages 4+ Caregiver required for ages 4-5)  Pre-register - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Watford Library (519-876-2204) - LC Library Puppets on the Go  Drop-in - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Thedford Library (519-296-4459) - March Break Program  Pre-register - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Enjoy stories, crafts, snacks and more!
  • Wyoming Library (519-845-0181) - Bake Off 'How to Decorate Cakes and Cupcakes' Workshop  Pre-register (Family) - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Learn the tricks of the trade for decorating a cake and cupcakes. Be prepared to have some fun as we experiment with different icing and decorating tips. Family generations are encouraged to pre-register together for this fun, hands on event.
  • Florence Library (519-692-3213) - Games Galore (Ages 5+)  Pre-register- 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Join us for a fun afternoon of games - parachute games, nerf gun games, old favourites, button making and more! Please wear soft-soled non marking shoes.
  • Petrolia Library (519-882-0771) - LC Library Puppets on the Go  Drop-in - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Movie (All Ages)  Drop-in- 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us for the movie: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' Rated G
  • Grand Bend Library (519-238-2067) - littleBits Program (Mobile Makerspace)  Pre-register- 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. These colour-coded building blocks snap together with magnets to form larger circuits.
  • Arkona Library (519-828-3406) - Sphero Program (Mobile Makerspace)  Pre-register - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. This robotic ball is controlled with a tilt, touch, or swing of a tablet.
  • Florence Library (519-692-3213) - Nerf Activities  Drop-in - 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Please wear soft-soled non marking shoes.


Wednesday, March 14

  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Board Games and Puzzles (All Ages)  Drop-in- All Day! Call a friend and come and play board games and spend time putting puzzles together.
  • Arkona Library (519-828-3406) - Bluebirds and Birding  Drop-in - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Join Ausable Bayfield Conservation staff to learn about bluebirds and other backyard birds. Find out how you can take action to help birds in the wild. Families will build and take home a nesting box for bluebirds.
  • Bright's Grove Library (519-869-2351) - Story and Craft (Ages 4+ Caregiver required for ages 4-5)  Pre-register - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Corunna Library (519-862-1132) - Find Pi in your Pie (All ages)  Drop-in- 11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Come in and have a piece of pie and enjoy some fun activities throughout the day.
  • Wyoming Library (519-845-0181) - Bake Off 'Celebrate Pi Day with Pie Day'  Pre-register (Family) - Learn about the perfect crust for pie and the tricks of pie making. Two sessions are available for this family generation event, one in the afternoon, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. and one in the evening 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. This is a second time for this workshop due to its popularity. If you have taken this workshop previously, you will be placed on a waiting list to allow others a chance to take it.
  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Disc Braiding (Ages 8+)  Drop-in- 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Come in and learn how to disc braid.
  • Brigden Library (519-864-1142) - Cubelets and Moss Program (Mobile Makerspace)  Pre-register - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. These magnetic blocks snap together to make robots that respond to light and sound.
  • Oil Springs Library (519-834-2670) - March Break Fun  Drop-in - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 14.

 

Thursday, March 15

  • Wyoming Library (519-845-0181) - Bake Off 'Submit Your Entries' - Home bakers of any age are invited to submit entries into several categories to be judged by local baking 'experts'. Entries must be entered by 8:00 p.m. Winners announced Friday, March 16.
  • Watford Library (519-876-2204) - Aquatic Species at Risk  Drop-in - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Please join us at the Watford library as St. Clair Conservation Area presents 'Aquatic Species at Risk'.
  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Corbin's Carnival (All Ages)  Drop-in- 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Come out to the Sarnia Theatre and witness an amazing carnival themed magic show filled with stupendous stunts, marvelous magic and lots of audience participation!
  • Florence Library (519-692-3213) - Art with Karlene Ryan  Pre-register - 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Karlene Ryan will teach tweens how to paint using acrylics. "Sunset by the Beach" is the topic.
  • Bright's Grove Library (519-869-2351) - Lego and Games  Drop-in - 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Come play with Lego and assorted card games.
  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Cat Bookmark (Ages 8+)  Pre-register- 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us and sew a cat bookmark to take home.
  • Oil Springs Library (519-834-2670) - Morse Code Jewelry (Tween)  Drop-in- 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Make a bracelet or necklace for you or a friend.
  • Courtright Library (519-867-2712) - Learn Kendama (Ages 7-12)  Pre-register - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Learn how to play with this Japanese toy from the pros! Everyone will receive a free kendama.
  • Florence Library (519-692-3213) - Nerf Activities  Drop-in - 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Courtright Library (519-867-2712) - Sphero Program (Mobile Makerspace) Pre-register- 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. This robotic ball is controlled with a tilt, touch, or swing of a tablet.

 

Friday, March 16

  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Green Day (All Ages)  Drop-in- 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Come and get your green on with crafts, activities and more.
  • Sarnia Children's Library (519-337-3291) - Button Maker (All Ages)  Drop-in- 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Come in and design a St. Patrick's Day button.
  • Watford Library (519-876-2204) - Movie Morning  Drop-in - 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Enjoy the movie 'The Nut Job: Nutty by Nature' with your friends.
  • Point Edward Library (519-336-3291) - School Age Program (Ages 6-12)  Drop-in- 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a story and a craft.
  • Sarnia Library (519-337-3291) - Big Screen Gaming (All Ages)  Drop-in- 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Come out for an afternoon of video gaming with the WiiU on the Sarnia Library Theatre's big screen! Games to play could include: Mario Kart 8, Minecraft: WiiU edition, Super Smash Bros., Just Dance 2016, Splatoon, Rayman Legends, Yoshi's Woolly World, Pokken Tournament, and more! We will also have board gaming in the Lobby!